Vacation Hats and Resort Attire

What does the chic globetrotter wear on a resort vacation or cruise? Classic patterns and vintage influences continue to dominate in 2023. When heading off to a luxury resort or cruise, the dress codes can be a little ambiguous—resort formal attire, smart causal dress—dress codes can be surprisingly specific while leaving you scratching your head.

Don't sweat it. After all, the point is to relax. By harnessing the power of tropical prints and easy-breezy straw hats, you'll be resort chic in no time. Read on to learn more about our go-to tips and tricks to compile an effortless vacation wardrobe.

Go Tropical

Nothing screams vacation like fun, topical prints. No, we don't mean channelling your inner Magnum PI with a variety of flimsy Hawaiian shirts. Instead, opt for clean, classic looks--crewnecks with a hint of stretch, crisp tees, and chino shorts. Look for breathable natural fabrics to stay comfy and cool. As a final touch, keep the sun off your face with the Johanna Straw Hat by Brixton. A beautiful grosgrain band contrasts the straw for a look that's casual and elegant. With UPF protection built-in, it's a lovely way to top off your resort attire. 

Think Vintage

Have you noticed teenagers running around in styles similar to your high school days? ICYMI, vintage is in, and we're all for it. Floral skirts, coveralls, one-pieces, vintage tanks, and retro vests provide a pop of colour and old-school class. For guys, we love topping off vacation gear with a genuine Panama hat like the Bailey Cutler Fedora. Handwoven in Ecuador and finished in America, the Cutler features an easy-to-wear Grad Crown shape with a 2 7/8" pre-snap brim—perfect for the man who loves invoking vintage class and style. 

Breezy Button-ups

When the mercury is on the rise, a short-sleeved button-up is a breezy choice for cool comfort. Clean collars, boxy cuts, and breathable fabrics are easy to pair with lightweight shorts and skirts. The oversized look is great for combining laid-back comfort with casual elegance. For men and women, who want to pull an outfit together, we recommend the Nelson in Raffia by Canadian Hat. Not only does this unisex style work for everyone, the natural straw is 100% breathable, with a beautifully shaped crown that draws the eye while deflecting rays. Pair it with woven shorts or light straight-legged pants for a look that’s expressive and family-friendly.

Visit Roxann's Hats of Fort Langley

If you're off on vacation, remember every resort's rules and guidelines will differ. Once you arrive, do a quick check to assess how strictly dress codes are enforced. Your Speedo or bikini may not be allowed in the lobby or restaurants, so plan accordingly.

Accessorizing can elevate any outfit from casual to chic and dressed up in seconds. Packing the right accessories for your resort wardrobe is key to keeping vacation styles fresh, fun, and fashionable. For a little extra help handpicking your accessories, pop into Roxann's Hats of Fort Langley. We have vacation hats for men and women. We'll be pleased to find you a packable, face-framing style that will keep you looking fresh and fabulous on your next getaway.